PDX OSGEO 20110928 Minutes
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Location: OpenSourcery in NW Portland & Across the street afterwards
Regular meeting business
(e.g., Upcoming GIS events/conferences, next meeting presenters or topics, discussions, updates, etc.)
- FOSS4G and other reports. Discussions on...
- routing talks
- gamification of maps and data collection (Skobler). Utilized OSM data.
- GIS going to an IT field; education curriculum not going to that. Job hires versus educational experience.
- Mini FOSS4G in North America; possibly piggy-backing off another conference.
- OSGeo discuss announce - we need an announcement.
- OSGeo Annual Report - need annual report for funders.
- WhereCamp around corner. Stack demo? Other involvement. Announcements made to PDXOSGEO group, GIS_Info, and other groups.
- GIS In Action call for presentations - this Fall but will be hosted in Spring, Jantzen Beach.
- Nov and Dec meetings? Rob mentioned meeting with Seattle meetings.
Let it be known: Rob Denner bought beer.
- Jonathan Karon (fightingmonk) is coming to present his OSBridge 2011 session
Remaining schedule (every fourth Wednesday)
- October 26th (Lev Tyspin from ThinkShout is coming to talk about some Drupal mapping work they've done)
- November 30th (likely canceled)
- December 28th (likely canceled)